A brain tumor is any intracranial tumor created by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division, normally either found in the brain itself (neurons, glial cells (astrocytes, oligodendrocytes, ependymal cells), lymphatic tissue, blood vessels), in the cranial nerves (myelin-producing Schwann cells), in the brain envelopes (meninges), skull, pituitary and pineal gland, or spread from cancers primarily located in other organs (metastatic tumors). Primary (true) brain tumors are commonly located in ...
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Complications
... Depending on its size and location, a brain tumor can cause temporary or permanent brain damage. The brain is divided into different parts that are responsible for a variety of functions. For example,...
Source: MayoClinic

Treatment
... Treatment for a brain tumor — along with survival odds — depends on the type, size and location of the tumor, as well as your age and overall health. Doctors tailor treatment to fit each p...
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Complementary and alternative medicine
... Surgery, radiation and chemotherapy are used to treat a tumor. But your spiritual well-being may benefit from complementary therapies such as meditation, yoga, imagery, prayer, massage, relaxation and...
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